Category: Industrial Wastewater

What are trade effluent charges?

A wide variety of companies and organisations across different industries create trade effluent as the result of a specific process or activities such as producing food & drink, building cars or developing medicines. If your …

What is trade effluent consent?

Trade effluent consent is delivered by means of a license or permit that is issued by the respective water company to a business or facility that produces wastewater, specifically ‘trade effluent’. Understanding trade effluent In …

Fats, oils and grease blockages

Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) come from food products such as butter, lard, vegetable oils, animal fats, meats, sauces and dairy products. FOG is typically generated during the preparation of food containing these products and …

Examples of trade effluent

There are many different examples of trade effluent that are the result of the varied processes and activities undertaken by companies operating across a number of industries. Trade effluent is any liquid waste, other than …

When will I return an investment on my waste water flow meter?

As with all capital expenditure, securing a long-term return on investment is key to the longevity and success of any business. It’s no different with a waste water flow meter which is why many of …

Understanding your trade effluent license

If you own or manage a company that discharges effluent that could harm the environment, you will need a trade effluent license so that it can be treated safely. This article is designed to help …

Process monitoring

Regardless of industry, industrial plant operators find themselves under increasing pressure. That could be to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and to comply with stringent regulations. Process monitoring is important across a range of industries. Firstly, …

Why do I need an MCERTS monitor?

Have you recently received your trade effluent license and noticed that the license stipulates that, in order to meet all of the conditions and limits outlined, you must implement MCERTS equipment? If so, you may …

Why measure process flows? Wastewater flow monitoring

It’s a good question, and one we’re asked more often than you might think! First and foremost, accurate process flow monitoring and measurement can deliver significant savings on wastewater and trade effluent charges. Companies operating …

Are you compliant?

If you’re a manufacturer, be it of cars, sausages, beer or paracetamol, irrespective of what you manufacture you will almost certainly be producing trade effluent. what is trade effluent? Trade effluent is classed as any …

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